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Old 04-18-2019, 01:22 AM   #1
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Default Thermostat Element Information

I learned today that the engine temperature sensor with the replacement thermostat housing. I have yet to need to change out the thermostat, so have no experience.

I also learned that most all replacement units, Wahler, Mehle included, come with a 87C (189F) rating vs the published OEM 90C (195F) rating. A 87C element only (no housing) is available for the T1N Sprinters. The 87C temperature must be ok for our Sprinters.

Originally Posted by Aqua Puttana View Post
Originally Posted by Diesel Dork View Post
Next is the thermostat. Got a couple quotes for $60 & $75 but found them online for less? What brand is best for the money and which should I avoid? Any other advice would be greatly appreciated.
Want to try a thermostat element?

I've not tried this. It is raw information from PM discussion.

Originally Posted by Other Member
Yep this is the real deal. I compared it with the local parts store assembly I 'ordered' and its a match. You have to compress the spring and kind of turn it + remove a little aluminum crossbar thingy.

Originally Posted by Aqua Puttana
Interesting site.


Use Mercedes model 903 bus
SPRINTER 3-T Bus (903)

Verify engine:
OM 647.981 Diesel 2685 *should* = NAFTA 2004 - 2006 Sprinter?

TRUCKTEC part number: 02.19.239

OM 647.981 Diesel 2685 .-. 60-130 (82-177) 5

87 C = 189F vs 195F OEM listed for NAFTA (close enough??)

They only list 611 and 646 engines on the Trucktec 02.19.239 thermostat cover page. Still, it's worth trying. It would really be interesting to compare the OEM vs Trucktec side by side to make certain they have similar dimensions, same jiggle valve, etc.


I think youre looking under reference numbers tab. click the engines tab and you will see OM647
Wahler replacement (complete housing).
OEM 87 degrees Celsius thermostat assembly, with seal and temperature gauge sensor.

MOPAR 5080146AB
Replaces: 5080146AA

MB 6112000215

Verify any of the above numbers prior to placing an order.


An inexpensive Wahler element swap possibility. Maybe find on closeout
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